Category Archives: Video

Ikea Catalogue becomes bookbook: a great Apple-spoofing video (and a great marketing tool too!)

Once again we’re getting the 2015 Ikea Catalogue filled with (nice) pictures, products and suggestions. Ikea Catalogue is not just the Ikea’s best selling item (even though it’s free) beyond meatballs and Billys shelves, it’s a dramatically powerful marketing tool. … Continue reading

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Vermeer’s legacy? Tim Jenison investigates paintings, photography, art and computer graphics

Texas-based CGI specialist Tim Jenison is someone that has crossed my life a long time ago with his mind-blowing products. In 1986, when I bought my Amiga 1000, Tim Jenison was the founder of NewTek, which was so famous, back … Continue reading

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Zooming into a microchip: that’s where the (computer) magic happens!

This reminds me some Tron Movie sequence. Take a look at this nice video, you’ll zoom in into a common chip, thanks to a scanning electron microscope, and peek into the micron scale to see what’s really like to be … Continue reading

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Who would you ask to explain the Higgs Boson Particle (in 2 minutes)? Peter Higgs himself!

Ok, two minutes sounds too little time to explain something so complex as the Higgs Boson but this is a task fine for Peter Higgs himself. In this video [BBC], Higgs describes the particle and what it does in under … Continue reading

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NVIDIA Tegra K1 192-graphics-cores-processor marketing? A worldwide puzzle: “Project 192″ crop circles

Tegra K1 is NVIDIA new mobile processor (a SoC, system-on-a-chip, to be more accurate) that sports 192 GPU cores (that’s right 192!) and has just debuted at CES 2014. NVIDIA chose a very unusual way to market this outrageously powerful … Continue reading

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Star Citizen: probably the very first crowdfunded AAA – high-end – game ever

Browsing Kickstarter project always brings out pretty surprises. Chris Roberts, creator of the famous Wing Commander franchise, returns with a crowdfunded project that will bring us a great space sim. In November 2012, Roberts raised more than $2 million (on … Continue reading

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Concept commercial: how Apple though 1997 would be as seen from 1987…

This is actually computing archaeology… Here comes a concept commercial (never aired, AFAIK) from Apple with a very curious forecasting of 10 years from… 1987. This is how John Sculley (along with all the guys running Apple those days) imagined … Continue reading

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Facebook, the Musical: almost inevitable…

It was almost inevitable: a Facebook musical! Blame it on AVbyte, a New York, 2011-born web-idea named after its two founders: Antonius and Vijay Nazareth, has been producing musicals on Youtube (dubbed youtubesicals…). I think there’s a great deal of … Continue reading

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Wacky Races-inspired TV Commercial Ad by Peugeot 208 GTI

You may remember Wacky Races cartoon from the 60s (or you may not). Now, in 2013, Peugeot Brazil is releasing this Wacky Races-inspired TV commercial ad, made by Young & Rubicam with Partizan advertising agency, for its brand new Peugeot … Continue reading

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The new Xbox One unveiled – Live from Redmond (WA)

Time has come for the new Xbox One from Microsoft, soon a worldwide-event will introduce the brand-new third generation Xbox console. Some specs? The new Xbox One include an 8-core processor, 8 GBytes of RAM, Blu-ray player, USB 3 ports, … Continue reading

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